(noun, verb)


1. a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)

Similar word(s): lacing

Definition categories: man–made, cord

2. a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns

Definition categories: man–made, cloth, fabric, material, textile


1. spin, wind, or twist together

Similar word(s): enlace, entwine, interlace, intertwine, twine

Definition categories: contact, distort, twine, twist

2. make by braiding or interlacing

- lace a tablecloth

Similar word(s): braid, plait

Definition categories: creation, tissue, weave

3. do lacework

Definition categories: creation, tissue, weave

4. draw through eyes or holes

- lace the shoelaces

Definition categories: contact, bind, tie

5. add alcohol to (beverages)

Similar word(s): fortify, spike

Definition categories: change, alter, modify

Sentences with lace as a verb:

- to lace one's fingers together